Deputy Prime Minister of the Netherlands

The Deputy Prime Minister of the Netherlands (Dutch: Viceminister-president van Nederland) is the official deputy of the head of government of the Netherlands. In the absence of the Prime Minister of the Netherlands the Deputy Prime Minister takes over his functions, such as chairing the Cabinet of the Netherlands and the Council of Ministers of the Netherlands. Conventionally, all of the junior partners in the coalition get one deputy, and the deputies are ranked according to the size of their respective parties. The incumbent Deputy Prime Ministers are Hugo de Jonge (Christian Democratic Appeal), Kajsa Ollongren (Democrats 66) and Carola Schouten (Christian Union).

Deputy Prime Minister of the
Netherlands
Viceminister-president van Nederland
State Coat of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
Flag of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
Incumbent
Hugo de Jonge
Carola Schouten
since 26 October 2017

Kajsa Ollongren
since 14 May 2020
StyleHis or Her Excellency
Member ofCouncil of Ministers
AppointerMark Rutte
as Prime Minister
Formation25 June 1945; 76 years ago (1945-06-25)
First holderWillem Drees
Salary€144,000 (including €7,887.24 expenses)